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Ten Ox-Herding Images By Wim van den Dungen
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The Ten Ox-Herding Images are an ingenious set of metaphors representing the process of awakening, the complete recognition of the original mind. These images by Rinzai Ch'an priest Kuoan Shiyuan of... More > the 12th century, reproduced by Tensho Shubun (1414 – 1463), have been repainted throughout the centuries. But while varying versions exist, what they convey stands unchanged. Part of the Zen tradition, they show how to train the mind, a process shared by all schools of the Buddha Vehicle. This mind training, in the form of ten stages on the path to enlightenment, is a science of awakening rooted in the Dharma of the Buddha. These metaphors shed light on the mental processes leading to true peace. Kuoan’s illustrations move beyond the attainment of Buddhahood, and explain how the last stage calls for the awakened one to walk back ‘In Town With Helping Hands’. The path culminates in universal altruism.< Less
Ten Ox-Herding Images By Wim van den Dungen
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The Ten Ox-Herding Images are an ingenious set of metaphors representing the process of awakening, the complete recognition of the original mind. These images by Rinzai Ch'an priest Kuoan Shiyuan of... More > the 12th century, reproduced by Tensho Shubun (1414 – 1463), have been repainted throughout the centuries. But while varying versions exist, what they convey stands unchanged. Part of the Zen tradition, they show how to train the mind, a process shared by all schools of the Buddha Vehicle. This mind training, in the form of ten stages on the path to enlightenment, is a science of awakening rooted in the Dharma of the Buddha. These metaphors shed light on the mental processes leading to true peace. Kuoan’s illustrations move beyond the attainment of Buddhahood, and explain how the last stage calls for the awakened one to walk back ‘In Town With Helping Hands’. The path culminates in universal altruism.< Less
Your Life is None of Your Business By Dale A. Johnson
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The author and the translator have used this book in Chinese classrooms to teach oral English, translation, and philosophical ideas for debate. The text weaves together three strands made of the ten... More > ox-herding paintings of Buddhist tradition, the author’s personal biography, and Christian theology. These strands are woven into a fabric of thought to stimulate discussion about psychology, philosophy, and American culture.< Less
Zen Classics By Frank MacHovec
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Eight Zen classics in one book: Perfection of Wisdom, Heart, Diamond, Lotus, Platform, and Blue Cliff Record, Kakuin's Ox-herding, the Gateless Gate.
Life is None of Your Business (China Edition) By Dale A. Johnson
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The ox herding paintings are used to show the reader a path to serenity. The author uses personal biography and universal truths drawn from many sources to weave together an uplifting book in this... More > Chinese edition.< Less
Life is None of Your Business (China Edition) By Dale A. Johnson
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The ox herding paintings are used to show the reader a path to serenity. The author uses persoanl biography and universal truths drawn from many sources to weave together an uplifting book in this... More > Chinese edition.< Less
Your LIfe is None of Your Business By Dale A. Johnson
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Using the 10 Ox herding pictures of Buddhist tradition the author uses each stage to shed life on his biography and understanding of Christianity. The author's childhood experiences on a dairy farm... More > resonate with his adult understanding and life-long study of religious consciousness. Concluding that "Your Life is None of Your Business" is the beginning of serenity and enlightenment.< Less
Your LIfe is None of Your Business By Dale A. Johnson
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Using the 10 Ox herding pictures of Buddhist tradition the author uses each stage to shed life on his biography and understanding of Christianity. The author's childhood experiences on a dairy farm... More > resonate with his adult understanding and life-long study of religious consciousness. Concluding that "Your Life is None of Your Business" is the beginning of serenity and enlightenment.< Less
Searching for the Light By H. Bruce May
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We are all searching for the Light, knowingly or not. The most fundamental truths about the human condition can only be found within your own personal experience of the world. Light reveals the world... More > to human consciousness at the same time that it also reveals our true nature as spiritual beings. When you search for the Light you follow the paths of countless others who have found how to invite transcendence into their lives by following their own personal journey to the Light. The truths revealed by this journey transcend all cultures, places, times and religions. The Search for the Light recounts the author's own personal journey offering a simple explanation of transcendent experience and the deeper experience of liberation well known in Eastern religions. The Ox Herding pictures, famous in Zen literature, help explain the nature of this journey. This same experience can also be found in the life of Jesus as revealed in the Gospel of Thomas.< Less

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